Articles | Volume 18, issue 8
Biogeosciences, 18, 2465–2485, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-2465-2021
Biogeosciences, 18, 2465–2485, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-2465-2021

Research article 19 Apr 2021

Research article | 19 Apr 2021

Anthropocene climate warming enhances autochthonous carbon cycling in an upland Arctic lake, Disko Island, West Greenland

Mark A. Stevenson et al.

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We link detailed stable isotope and biomarker analyses from the catchments of three Arctic upland lakes on Disko Island (West Greenland) to a recent dated sediment core to understand how carbon cycling has changed over the past ~500 years. We find that the carbon deposited in sediments in these upland lakes is predominately sourced from in-lake production due to the catchment's limited terrestrial vegetation and elevation and that recent increases in algal production link with climate change.
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